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Black in America: I Am Afraid, but I Summon My Courage

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Hank Sanders – SELMA, Ala. – Every time I am stopped by law enforcement, I’m afraid. I recently shared this fear with a friend who is White. He said he understood, but it is very hard for most Whites to understand what it is like to…

After Selma: From White Sheets to Spreadsheets

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Greg Palast – I hate to spoil a happy ending. The movie “Selma,” like this week’s commemorations of Martin Luther King Jr.’s march from Selma, Ala., 50 years ago, celebrates America’s giant leap from apartheid. Half a century ago Alabama state troopers and a mob of…

After Selma, What’s Next for Black America?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Donald Watkins – This weekend marks the 50th Anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery march. I did not attend the celebratory events this weekend. I am still deeply troubled by the fact that today’s civil rights movement has morphed into an endless cycle of commemorative events and celebratory…

Controversy Continues Over President’s Visit to Selma on Fiftieth Anniversary of Selma-to-Montgomery March

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The controversy between the White House, Georgia Congressman John Lewis, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and African-American Alabama political leaders continues and has not been resolved, according to information obtained by the New American Journal on Saturday. The SCLC held…

Selma the Film: Clearing Up the Controversies

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — If you are really any kind of patriotic American — Republican or Democrat, conservative or liberal, libertarian, whatever — you must be willing to acknowledge that what happened in Alabama and Washington in 1965 was a pivotal moment in U.S.…